Rs 0.822.720.5 Convention N O 105 Concerning The Abolition Of Forced Labour

Original Language Title: RS 0.822.720.5 Convention no 105 concernant l’abolition du travail forcé

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0.822.720.5 original text Convention n 105 concerning the abolition of forced labour, adopted at Geneva on 25 June 1957 approved by the Federal Assembly on 18 June 1958, Instrument of ratification deposited on 18 July 1958 entry into force for the Switzerland by the Switzerland July 18, 1959 (State on 21 March 2013) the General Conference of the International Labour Organization, convened in Geneva by the governing body of the international Labour Office , and having met in its fortieth session on 5 June 1957;
After reviewing the question of forced labour, which is the fourth item on the agenda of the session;
After taking note of the provisions of the convention on forced labour, 1930;
After noting that the convention of 1926 relative to slavery provided that effective measures must be taken to avoid that forced or compulsory labour brings conditions similar to slavery, and the supplementary convention of 1956 relating to the abolition of slavery, the trafficking of slaves and institutions and practices similar to slavery is intended to get the complete servitude for debt and serfdom abolition;
After noting that the convention on the protection of wages, 1949, States that the salary will be paid at regular intervals and prohibits methods of payment that deprive the worker of any real possibility of leaving his employment;
After having decided to adopt other proposals on the abolition of certain forms of forced or compulsory labour constituting a violation of human rights as they are covered by the Charter of the United Nations and set forth in the Universal Declaration of human rights;
After deciding that these proposals would take the form of an international convention, adopts, this twenty-fifth day of June thousand nine hundred fifty-seven, the following which will be referred to as Convention on the abolition of forced labour, 1957.

Art. 1. any member of the international organization of work which ratifies this convention undertakes to remove the forced or compulsory labour and don't use any form: as a measure of coercion or political education or as a punishment for people who have or express certain political views or express their ideological in the political opposition. social or economic established; b. As a method of mobilizing and using labour for purposes of economic development; c. As a measure of the work discipline; d. As a punishment for having participated in strikes; e. As a measure of racial, social, national or religious discrimination.

Art. 2. any member of the International Labour Organization which ratifies this convention undertakes to take effective steps towards the immediate abolition and full forced or compulsory labour as described in article 1 of this convention.

Art. 3. the formal ratifications of this convention will be communicated to the Director-general of the international Bureau and the work by him saved.

Art. 4-1. This agreement will not bind the members of the International Labour Organization whose ratification will be registered by the Director-general.
2. it comes into force twelve months after the ratifications of two members have been registered by the Director-general.
3. thereafter, this convention will enter into force for each Member twelve months after the date where ratification has been registered.

Art. 5-1. Any Member ratifying this convention may denounce it on the expiry of a period of ten years after the date of the initial implementation of the convention, by an act communicated to the Director-general of the international labour office and by him registered. Denunciation shall become effective one year after having been recorded.
2. a Member ratifying this Agreement who, within the period of one year after the expiry of the period of ten years mentioned in the previous paragraph, does not exercise the right of denunciation provided for by this article will be linked to a new period of ten years and, thereafter, may denounce this convention at the expiration of each period of ten years under the conditions provided for in this article.

Art. 6-1. The Director general of the international labour office shall notify all members of the International Labour Organization the registration of all ratifications and denunciations that will be communicated to him by the members of the organization.
2. by notifying the registration of the second ratification which has been communicated to members of the Organization, the Director-general will call the attention of the members of the Organization on the date on which this convention will enter into force.

Art. 7. the Director-general of the international labour office shall communicate to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, for registration in accordance with article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations, comprehensive information about all ratifications and all acts of denunciation that it will be registered in accordance with the preceding articles.

Art. 8. whenever necessary, the governing body of the international labour office will present to the General Conference a report on the application of this convention and will consider whether it is necessary to register to the agenda of the Conference the question of its revision total or partial.

Art. 9-1. In the event that the Conference adopt a new convention revising all or part of this agreement, and unless the new convention provides otherwise: a. the ratification by a member of the new convention revising would of right, notwithstanding article 5 above, immediate denunciation of this convention, provided that the new convention revising is into force; b. The date of the entry into force of the new convention revising this convention would cease to be open to ratification by the members.

2. the present convention remain in any case in effect in its form and content for members which had ratified and which would not ratify the agreement review.

Art. 10 French and English versions of the text of this convention are equally authentic.

Scope on 21 March 2013 States parties Ratification Declaration of estate (S) entry into force Afghanistan may 16, 1963 May 16, 1964 South Africa 5 March 1997 5 March 1998 Albania February 27, 1997 February 27, 1998 Algeria June 12, 1969 12 June 1970 Germany 22 June 1959 22 June 1960 Angola June 4, 1976 S June 4, 1976 Antigua - and - Barbuda February 2, 1983 S 2 February 1983 Saudi Arabia 15 June 1978 15 June 1979 Argentina 18 January

1960 January 18, 1961 Armenia December 17, 2004 December 17, 2005 Australia June 7, 1960 June 7, 1961 Norfolk Island 5 October 1961 5 October 1961 Austria 5 March 1958 March 5, 1959 Azerbaijan 9 August 2000 August 9, 2001 Bahamas may 25, 1976 S 25 May 1976 Bahrain July 14, 1998 14 July 1999 Bangladesh June 22, 1972 S June 22, 1972 Barbados may 8, 1967 S 8 May 1967 Belarus 25 September 1995 Belgium 23 September 25, 1996 January 1961 January 23, 1962 Belize 15 December 1983 S 15 December 1983 Benin 22 May 1961 22 May 1962 Bolivia 11 June 1990 11 June 1991 Bosnia and Herzegovina 15 November 2000 November 15, 2001 Botswana 5 June 1997 June 5, 1998 Brazil June 18, 1965 June 18, 1966 Bulgaria March 23, 1999 March 23, 2000 Burkina Faso August 25, 1997 August 25, 1998 Burundi March 11, 1963 S March 11, 1963 Cambodia August 23, 1999 August 23, 2000

Cameroon 3 September 1962 S 3 September 1962 Canada July 14, 1959 14 July 1960 Cape - Verde April 3, 1979 S April 3, 1979 Chile February 1, 1999 1 February 2000 China Hong Kong June 6, 1997 1 July 1997 Macau 20 December 1999 December 20, 1999 Cyprus 23 September 1960 S September 23, 1960 Colombia on June 7, 1963 7 June 1964 Comoros October 23, 1978 S 23 October 1978 Congo (Brazzaville) November 26, 1999 26 November 2000 Congo (Kinshasa) 20 June 2001 20 June 2002 Costa Rica 4 May 1959 4 May 1960 Ivory Coast may 5, 1961 may 5, 1962 Croatia 5 March 1997 5 March 1998 Cuba 2 June 1958 June 2, 1959 Denmark January 17, 1958 January 17, 1959 Faroe Islands January 17, 1958 January 17, 1959 Greenland 17 January 1958 17 January 1959 Djibouti 3 August 1978 S August 3, 1978 Dominique February 28, 1983 S 28 February 1983 Egypt October 23, 1958 October 23, 1959

El El Salvador 18 November 1958 November 18, 1959 United Arab Emirates United February 24, 1997 February 24, 1998 Ecuador 5 February 1962 February 5, 1963 Eritrea February 22, 2000 22 February 2001 Spain November 6, 1967 6 November 1968 Estonia 7 February 1996 February 7, 1997 United States * 25 September 1991 September 25, 1992 Ethiopia March 24, 1999 March 24, 2000 Fiji 19 April 1974 S April 19, 1974 Finland 27 May 1960 27 May 1961 France * December 18, 1969 18 December

1970 Guadeloupe 27 November 1974 November 27, 1974 French Guiana (French) November 27, 1974 27 November 1974 Martinique 27 November 1974 November 27, 1974 New Caledonia November 27, 1974 27 November 1974 Polynesia French November 27, 1974 meeting November 27, 1974


November 27, 1974 27 November 1974 Miquelon 27 November 1974 27 November 1974 Gabon 29 May 1961 may 29, 1962 Gambia 4 September 2000 September 4, 2001 Georgia 23 September 1996 23 September 1997 Ghana 15 December 1958 December 15, 1959 Greece 30 March 1962 30 March 1963 Grenade July 9, 1979 S 9 July 1979 Guatemala December 9, 1959 9 December 1960 Guinea 11 July 1961 11 July 1962 Guinea Equatorial August 13, 2001 August 13, 2002 Guinea - Bissau 21 February 1977 S February 21, 1977 Guyana, on June 8, 1966 S June 8, 1966 Haiti March 4, 1958 March 4, 1959 Honduras 4 August 1958 4 August 1959 Hungary 4 January 1994 January 4, 1995 India 18 May 2000 may 18, 2001 Indonesia June 7, 1999 7 June 2000 Iran April 13, 1959 April 13, 1960 Iraq 15 June 1959 June 15, 1960 Ireland June 11, 1958 June 11, 1959 Iceland 29 November 1960 November 29, 1961 Israel April 10

1958 April 10, 1959 Italy March 15, 1968 March 15, 1969 Jamaica December 26, 1962 S December 26, 1962 Jordan 31 March 1958 March 31, 1959 Kazakhstan may 18, 2001 May 18, 2002 Kenya January 13, 1964 S 13 January 1964 Kyrgyzstan February 18, 1999 February 18, 2000 Kiribati February 3, 2000 S 3 February 2000 Kuwait September 21, 1961 September 21, 1962 Lesotho June 14, 2001 14 June 2002 Latvia 27 January 1992 27 January 1993 Lebanon 1 June

1977 1 June 1978 Liberia may 25, 1962 may 25, 1963 Libya June 13, 1961 June 13, 1962 Lithuania 26 September 1994 26 September 1995 Luxembourg July 24, 1964 July 24, 1965 Macedonia 15 July 2003 July 15, 2004 Madagascar June 6, 2007 6 June 2008 Malawi 19 November 1999 19 November 2000 Maldives 4 January 2013 January 4, 2014 Mali may 28, 1962 28 May 1963 Malta January 4, 1965 S January 4, 1965 Morocco 1 December 1966 1 December 1967 Maurice December 2, 1969 S 2 December 1969 Mauritania April 3, 1997 April 3, 1998 Mexico June 1, 1959 June 1, 1960 Moldova 10 March 1993 10 March 1994 Mongolia March 15, 2005 March 15, 2006 Montenegro 3 June 2006 S 3 June 2006 Mozambique June 6, 1977 June 6, 1978 Namibia November 15, 2000 November 15, 2001 Nauru September 5, 1968 S September 5, 1968 Nepal 30 August 2007 August 30, 2008 Nicaragua 31 October 31, 1967 October 1968 Niger 23 March 1962 23 March 1963 Nigeria October 17, 1960 S October 17, 1960 Norway April 14, 1958 April 14, 1959 New Zealand June 14, 1968 June 14, 1969 Cook Islands September 28, 1973 September 28, 1973 Niue 14 June 1968 June 14, 1969 Tokelau June 14, 1968 June 14, 1969 Oman July 21, 2005 21 July 2006 Uganda 4 June 1963 S 4 June 1963 Uzbekistan 15 December 1997 December 15, 1998 Pakistan 15 February 15, 1960 February 1961 Panama may 16, 1966 16 May 1967 Papua New Guinea 1 May 1976 S 1 May 1976 Paraguay 16 May 1968 16 May 1969 Netherlands 18 February 1959 February 18, 1960 Aruba 1 January 1986 February 18, 1960 Curaçao February 18, 1959 February 18, 1960 part Caribbean (Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba) February 18, 1959 February 18, 1960 Sint Maarten February 18, 1959 February 18, 1960 Peru December 6, 1960 December 6, 1961 Philippines November 17, 1960 November 17, 1961

Poland 30 July 1958 July 30, 1959 Portugal 23 November 1959 November 23, 1960 Qatar 2 February 2007 February 2, 2008 Republic Central African 9 June 1964 June 9, 1965 Dominican Republic 23 June 1958 23 June 1959 Czech Republic August 6, 1996 August 6, 1997 Romania 3 August 1998 3 August 1999 United Kingdom December 30, 1957 January 17, 1959 Anguilla August 20, 1958 January 17, 1959 Bermuda 10 June 1958 January 17, 1959 Gibraltar 10 June 1958 17 January 1959

Guernsey 17 March 1959 17 March 1959 Isle of Man 17 March 1959 March 17, 1959 Falkland Islands July 8, 1958 January 17, 1959 British Virgin Islands July 8, 1958 January 17, 1959 Jersey 17 March 1959 17 March 1959 Montserrat June 10, 1958 17 January 1959 Sainte - Hélène 10 June 1958 January 17, 1959 Russia July 2, 1998 July 2, 1999 Rwanda September 18, 1962 S 18 September 1962 St. - Lucia 14 May 1980 S may 14, 1980 Saint - Kitts - and - Nevis October 12

2000 October 12, 2001 San - Marino February 1, 1995 February 1, 1996 Saint - Vincent and the Grenadines 21 October 1998 S 31 May 1995 Solomon Islands 13 April 2012 April 13, 2013 Samoa, on June 30, 2008 June 30, 2009 Sao Tome - and - principle 4 May 2005 4 May 2006 Senegal July 28, 1961 28 July 1962 Serbia July 10, 2003 July 10, 2004 Seychelles 6 February 1978 S February 6, 1978 Sierra Leone June 13, 1961 S June 13, 1961 Slovakia 29 September 1997 September 29

1998 Slovenia 24 June 1997 24 June 1998 Somalia November 18, 1960 S November 18, 1960 Sudan October 22, 1970 October 22, 1971 South Sudan April 29, 2012 29 April 2013 Sri Lanka January 7, 2003 January 7, 2004 Sweden June 2, 1958 June 2, 1959 Switzerland July 18, 1958 July 18, 1959 Suriname 15 June 1976 S 15 June 1976 Swaziland February 28, 1979 February 28, 1980 Syria 23 October 1958 October 23, 1959 Tajikistan September 23, 1999

September 23, 2000 Tanzania June 22, 1964 S 22 June 1964 Chad June 8, 1961 June 8, 1962 Thailand December 2, 1969 December 2, 1970 Togo 10 July 1999 10 July 2000 Trinidad and Tobago may 24, 1963 S 24 May 1963 Tunisia January 12, 1959 January 12, 1960 Turkmenistan 15 May 1997 May 15, 1998 Turkey March 29, 1961 March 29, 1962 Ukraine December 14, 2000 December 14, 2001 Uruguay 22 November 1968 22 November 1969 Vanuatu August 28, 2006 28 August 2007 Venezuela 16 November 1964 November 16, 1965 Yemen April 14, 1969 S April 14, 1969 Zambia 22 February 1965 February 22, 1966 Zimbabwe August 27, 1998 August 27, 1999 * reservations and declarations.
Reservations and declarations are not published to the RO. Texts in french and English can be found at the address of the Internet site of the International Labour Organization: www.ilo.org/ilolex/french/convdisp1.htm or obtained in the Direction of public international law (FDFA), the international treaties Section, 3003 Bern.

From 25 nov. 1959 to June 30, 1997, the convention was applicable to Hong Kong on the basis of a declaration of territorial expansion of the United Kingdom. On 1 July 1997, Hong Kong became a special administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China. Under the Chinese Bill of 6 June 1997, the convention is also applicable to the RAS Hong Kong from July 1, 1997 said.

Applicable without modification.

From 4 oct. 1999 to Dec. 19. 1999, the convention was applicable in Macao on the basis of a declaration of territorial extension of the Portugal. From Dec. 20. 1999, Macao became a special administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China. Under the declaration Chinese Dec. 13. 1999, the Convention is also applicable to the Macao SAR from 20 dec. 1999 22.05.1990: unification of the people's Republic Arab of the Yemen Democratic Republic of Yemen in the Republic of the Yemen.

1958 507 RO; FF 1958 I 571 RO 1958 505 RS 0.822.713.9 RS 0.311.37 RS 0.311.371 RS 0.120 1973 1684 RO 1975 2502, 1982 840, 1985 290, 1992 673, 2005 1853, 2008 31, 2010 3991, 2013 967. A version of the update scope is published on the web site of the FDFA (www.dfae.admin.ch/traites).

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